Monday, August 24, 2015
Ask Linda #1133-Unusual stroke under shrub
Is it allowed to play an unplayable ball lying under a low shrub with a horizontal stroke (long iron)?
Lou from Belgium
Yes, but you may not push, scrape, or spoon the ball [Rule 14-1]. You must strike it fairly (i.e., bring the clubhead away from the ball and then hit the ball with the forward movement of the club).
There is no Rule governing the angle at which you may hold the club.
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